Survival After Colorectal Cancer in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: A Nationwide Population-Based Danish Study

@article{Jensen2006SurvivalAC,
  title={Survival After Colorectal Cancer in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: A Nationwide Population-Based Danish Study},
  author={Ane B Jensen and Mette R\onberg Larsen and Mette Gislum and Mette V Skriver and Peter Jepsen and Bente N\orgaard and H T S\orensen},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={101},
  pages={1283-1287}
}
OBJECTIVES:Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) are at increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). Little is known about how UC impacts CRC prognosis. In a nationwide population-based study we examined the CRC prognosis in UC patients compared to CRC patients without UC.METHODS:From the Danish Cancer Registry and the Danish Hospital Discharge Registry, we identified all CRC patients and all patients with UC in Denmark from 1977 to 1999. We compared survival in 279 UC patients with CRC to all… CONTINUE READING

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